Deputy Tax Industry Leader for Media and Entertainment, KPMG LLP
KPMG in the U.S.
Benson Berro leads the Tax practice in the Woodland Hills, California office for KPMG LLP (KPMG). He has more than 20 years of audit and tax experience, with 17 of those years spent with KPMG. His previous experience includes serving as corporate controller for the U.S. subsidiary of one of the world’s largest independent television productions companies. Benson leads integrated teams of KPMG Tax professionals who provide tax advisory and compliance services to clients ranging from publicly traded multinationals to private equity owned and closely held businesses. He primarily focuses on the media, entertainment, and technology industries, with a strong focus on clients engaged in the production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming. He has extensive experience with the various federal (Section 181 and Section 199), state (refundable/transferable tax credits), and foreign tax and investment film production incentive regimes. Benson is coauthor of KPMG’s Film Financing and Television Programming: A Taxation Guide (www.kpmg.com/us/filmtax). He has previously moderated panels at the American Film Market’s Film Finance Conference.